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SDS 08-07-2008 02:07 PM

how to clean the gunk?
 
You know, the gunk between the teats? I just usually use my fingers, but I know that there is a better way to do it! Any suggestions?

Vidaloco 08-07-2008 09:05 PM

I just use my fingers too and give them a good scrub during a bath. Someone suggested baby wipes. I thought that sounded a lot better then the stinky fingers method :lol:

PoptartShop 08-07-2008 09:36 PM

I also always used my fingers when I cleaned my mare's. ;)
Baby wipes could work, why couldn't I have thought of that? LOL!! It's probably better.

shiver 08-08-2008 01:36 AM

I always use my hands also. Sure you could use baby wipes, a wash cloth, an old rag, a soft bristle brush. But you can't get at it the way you do with your fingers.

SDS 08-08-2008 03:25 PM

Ok. I was kinda thinking that the fingers was the best way...but I just can't get it all! And my mare loves it so much....

FGRanch 08-08-2008 05:51 PM

My vet tells me to use dishsoap and warm water.

dimmers_double 08-08-2008 07:43 PM

Excaliber works great for cleaning between the teats as well the "boy parts" :D i always use hat with a washcloth whenver i bathe my mares. it works good and doesnt leave any residue that sop can.

HooverH 08-09-2008 12:29 PM

We use Tuck's Medicated Pads, which are a feminine wipe for soothing things like urinary tract infections.


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